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Accident: 200050441 - Employee'S Fingers Amputated In Punch Press

Accident: 200050441 -- Report ID: 0728900 -- Event Date: 06/04/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
Employee #1 was operating a punch press when the die became jammed with parts. He was reaching into the die with his right hand to remove the parts when the press cycled, amputating his middle and ring fingers.
Keywords: amputated, finger, work rules, jammed, die guard, point of operation, press operator, punch press, press, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116008152 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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